National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)

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Y140. [If teen doesn't think of self as part of a particular religion/denomination/church OR if teen does not identify with a religion][IF Y61 <>1 OR Y62>7] Do you think it is okay for someone of one religion to also practice other religions, or should people only practice one religion?
  1) Okay to practice other religions
  2) Should only practice one faith
  777) Don't know
  888) Refused
  999) Not asked

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Okay to practice other religions 414 12.3% 12.3% -2.18
Should only practice one faith 171 5.1% 17.4% -2.18
Don't know 28 .8% 18.2% -.12
Refused 4 .1% 18.3% .17
Not asked 2753 81.7% 100% .46

Variable Comparisons


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Okay to practice other religions 13.4%
227
11.2%
187
12.3%
414
Should only practice one faith 6.2%
105
4.0%
66
5.1%
171
Don't know 0.9%
15
0.8%
13
0.8%
28
Refused 0.2%
3
0.1%
1
0.1%
4
Not asked 79.4%
1350
84.0%
1403
81.7%
2753
TOTAL 100.0%
1700
100.0%
1670

3370


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

No Yes TOTAL
Okay to practice other religions 43.9%
272
5.1%
141
12.3%
413
Should only practice one faith 13.9%
86
3.0%
83
5.0%
169
Don't know 3.7%
23
0.2%
5
0.8%
28
Refused 0.2%
1
0.1%
3
0.1%
4
Not asked 38.3%
237
91.5%
2511
81.7%
2748
TOTAL 100.0%
619
100.0%
2743

3362


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Conservative Protestant Mainline Protestant Black Protestant Catholic Not religious Other relig TOTAL
Okay to practice other religions 3.9%
41
4.3%
15
5.3%
21
3.8%
31
67.6%
277
5.8%
16
12.2%
401
Should only practice one faith 3.4%
36
0.6%
2
5.8%
23
2.0%
16
21.5%
88
1.1%
3
5.1%
168
Don't know 0.4%
4
0.6%
2
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
5.1%
21
0.0%
0
0.8%
28
Refused 0.1%
1
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
4
Not asked 92.2%
963
94.2%
327
89.0%
356
94.0%
770
5.6%
23
93.1%
255
81.8%
2694
TOTAL 100.0%
1045
100.0%
347
100.0%
400
100.0%
819
100.0%
410
100.0%
274

3295

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